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Author: Joe Berlinger; Michael Bonfiglio; Third Eye Motion Picture Company.; First-Run Features (Firm)
Publisher: New York : First Run Features, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[T]ells the epic story of one of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet: the infamous $27 billion 'Amazon Chernobyl' lawsuit pitting 30,000 rainforest dwellers in Ecuador against the U.S. oil giant Chevron."--Container.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Documentary films
Environmental films
Feature films
Legal films
Nonfiction films
Trials, litigation, etc
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Berlinger; Michael Bonfiglio; Third Eye Motion Picture Company.; First-Run Features (Firm)
OCLC Number: 451521098
Language Note: In English, Spanish, A'ingae & Secoya dialog with English subtitles; optional Spanish subtitles for main feature.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2009; copyright held by Crude Productions.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes ; Song of the Cofán ; 2009 Sundance Film Festival world premiere ; Sundance Channel "My Premiere" ; Ecuador premiere ; Press junket with Joe Berlinger and Trudie Styler ; Photo gallery ; Supporting organizations ; Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Juan Diego Pérez ; editor, Alyse Ardell Spiegel ; original music by Wendy Blackstone.
Performer(s): Participants presented in the film: Dan Ashley, Pablo Fajardo, Kent Robertson, German Yanez, Adolfo Callejas, Ebergeldo Criollo, Steve Donziger, Atossa Soltani, Joseph Kohn, Maria Garafalo, Sara McMillen, Ricardo Reis Veiga, Diego Larrea, Alejandro Ponce, Rosa Moreno, Amy Goodman, Rafael Correa, Hugo Chavez, Lupita De Heredia, Trudie Styler.
Awards: Winner, WWF Award for Best Documentary Film, 2009 Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival ; Winner, Environmental Film Award, 2009 Santa Cruz Film Festival ; Winner, Jury Award, Best Documentary Film, 2009 Mexico International Film Festival ; Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Best Documentary, 2009 Boston Independent Film Festival ; Winner, Programmer's Choice Award, Best Editing, 2009 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.
Target Audience: MPAA rating : Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: Song of the Cofán --
Heroes or con men? --
Opening arguments --
Worlds apart --
People shouldn't be living here --
Pablo's long haul --
Not fit for humans --
Don't blame us --
Showdown in Quito --
Laws and contracts --
Pablo's shushufindi --
A new dawn? --
Winning hearts and minds --
A sympathetic president --
Clean-up or cover-up? --
London calling --
Trudie's pledge --
An independent opinion --
Maria and Silvia's journey --
Sending out an S.O.S. --
The fight continues.
Responsibility: a Red Envelope Entertainment presentation of an Entendre Films production ; in association with @radical.media and Third Eye Motion Picture Company ; directed and produced by Joe Berlinger ; producer and 2nd unit director, Michael Bonfiglio ; produced by J.R. DeLeon, Richard Stratton.

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"[T]ells the epic story of one of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet: the infamous $27 billion 'Amazon Chernobyl' lawsuit pitting 30,000 rainforest dwellers in Ecuador against the U.S. oil giant Chevron."--Container.

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